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Old Manor, Cassington

Description: Old Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 September 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 252676

OS Grid Reference: SP4566010777
OS Grid Coordinates: 445660, 210777
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7938, -1.3393

Location: Lynton Lane, Cassington, Oxfordshire OX8 1DS

Locality: Cassington
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX8 1DS

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Listing Text

SP4510 (East side)
25/23 Old Manor
House. Built c.1735 for Robert Bouchier, Fellow of Worcester College, Oxford.
Squared and coursed limestone; gabled artificial stone slate roof; brick end
stacks, and gabled projection to stone lateral stack, finished in brick, to
right. L-plan with rear right wing. 2 storeys; 2-window range. Keyed flat stone
arches over late C19 six-pane sash and C20 window; half-dormer with C20 window
has moulded wood cornice to hipped roof. Wing of one storey and attic with
hipped roof, to rear; 6-panelled door to left set in moulded wood architrave
with raised and keyed stone architrave and C20 hood; gabled dormer above has
keyed flat stone arch over stair light; renewed to semi-circular arch over C19
window with glazing bars. Interior: all rooms are panelled; panelled doors.
Ground and first-floor rooms to left also have bolection-moulded overmantels
over stone fireplaces with imposts. Room to rear has marble fireplace, moulded
and dentilled plaster cornice and painted shell heads to niches. Fine dog-leg
with landing staircase has turned balusters set on closed string and ball
finials to newels.
(National Monuments Record; Information from VCH)

Listing NGR: SP4566010777

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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